Hi, my name is Jeff. In August of 2014 I rode my bike 500 miles down the coast of California to raise money for a Christian leadership academy for kids in Uganda. With the prompting of some of my teammates and a strong sense of God's leading, I signed up to ride my bike 3,500 miles from Seattle to New York City during the summer of 2015. I'm excited to raise awareness and funds in order to feed, educate, and share the hope of the gospel with refugees in Thailand and Burma.



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100% of your donation will go directly to feed the hungry, educate the oppressed and spread the gospel in Thailand and Burma.

The trip runs eight weeks, from June to August of 2015, spanning nearly 3,500 miles. I have secured lead sponsors to underwrite trip costs which are normally a part of fundraising for a trip like this. Any remaining trip costs, as well as all credit card fees from your online donations, will be covered personally by me in order to ensure that 100% of your gift goes directly to the cause.

Over the course of the trip, we will be stopping at nearly 40 churches along the way and be given the opportunity to raise even more funds for Venture projects in Thailand and Burma by speaking to groups about the injustice that is happening in those parts of the world. By partnering with me as I sacrifice my time, body, and resources, you will help educate many more people across the United States about what they can do to help those in need around the world.

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In 1948, post WWII Burma entered into a civil war started by a military regime that is against many ethnic minorities and opposing political parties. This war is still ongoing and has become the world’s longest lasting civil war. For over 60 years, the militant government of Burma has committed genocide, rape, torture, slavery and imprisonment against its own people. This civil war has displaced over 3 million people all over the country. Many of which have fled to neighboring Thailand as refugees, asylum seekers and stateless persons.


By donating to this effort you will also be indirectly helping educate people along our route about the realities of injustice and oppression facing children and families in Thailand and Burma.

Through Venture Expeditions your donation will directly bring hope to the refugees themselves in three ways:


Venture Expeditions exists to actively engage people in God’s story of justice by raising funds and awareness for missions and humanitarian initiatives around the world while providing an intentional life and faith development program for participants.

Learn more about Venture Expeditions.


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3,580 Miles and $14,840

  • On: August 11, 2015
  • By: Jeff

A Recap of The Journey Wow! There are not really any words that can qu ...

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Above & Beyond

  • On: June 28, 2015
  • By: Jeff

Surpassing 1,000 Miles and $12,000 Greetings from Ipswich, South Dakot ...

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763 Miles in the Books

  • On: June 17, 2015
  • By: Jeff

Hello everyone! I'm writing to you from the church we are staying in i ...

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Wow! – $10,465 and counting…

  • On: May 13, 2015
  • By: Jeff

Let’s keep going! God’s got something bigger in store It h ...









I am also seeking businesses who are willing to donate a portion of their profits over the next six to eight months, or make a one-time donation, that will go directly to the cause. I’m also open to business trade opportunities whose end result will promote and support the cause. Please contact me at jeff@jeffmitch.com or 248.763.9059 if your business is interested in participating.

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